The Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard will utilise the capabilities of naval and civilian owned shipyards of the country to build warships indigenously instead of completely relying upon foreign shipyards.
Chittagong Dry Dock Ltd (CDDL) has taken up a project to build 6 guided missile frigates for the Bangladesh Navy. It is also set to build smaller patrol vessels for the Bangladesh Coast Guard with technical cooperation of an Italian shipbuilding giant.
The Bangladesh Navy plans to build at least 6 guided missile frigates indigenously. Moreover it will also award Khulna Shipyard the contract to build four Mine